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MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm PST
investigation into paula broadwell. she is someone who has had close access to general petraeus. she was his by fer and wrote a book on general petraeus called "all in." she's spent extensive time with him in afghanistan, has made numerous television appearances talking about general traits. says she's gone running with him. the fbi investigation is seeing whether she had improper access to the general -- to general petraeus's e-mails and may have had access to his -- may have accidentally or deliberately had access to classified information, and so we know this investigation is taking place and that it's identified paula broadwell, someone who has been close to david petraeus, which many people are saying could be an indication of the timing of all of this. >> okay. david ignatius, you're excellent at covering all this spy agencies. what's going on? >> well, i think richard mentioned the fbi investigation of paula broadwell. paula broadwell is general petraeus' biographer and somebody who has been close to him. to speak for a moment about the cia, general petraeus when he came to the cia ab
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
of another biography, by paula broadwell. >> when i was in kabul, i would do a lot of interviews on runs. >> reporter: nbc news confirmed that the fbi opened investigations into whether or not broadwell had access to e-mails or other computer information. officials say petraeus called and asked to see the president thursday, acknowledged the situation and offered to resign. the president asked him for 24 hours to consider the situation. today, while juggling the economic speech, he called and thanked him for extraordinary service to the united states for decades, and wishing him and his family the very best. >> from their perspective, the trust simply was lost. and you can't have a cia director when there is not perfect trust. >> reporter: diana feinstein called it an enormous loss's saying i wish he had not done it, but i understand. taking over, the highly respected deputy, michael moral. there will be meetings next week. general petraeus is not under investigation, and they don't expect the inquiry will reach criminal charges, we tried to reach paula broadwell, unsuccessfully. >>> and
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
, paula broadwell. this comes just days before congress gets set to have a hearing on the killing of chris stevens in benghazi, libya. no word but that will still be the case. speaker boehner saying that obamacare is the law of the land. ccming up next, what to expect with the floodgates that are coming open. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurancprotects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. on flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. gerri: cold blue. i will break down what you need to do with this new cd of obamacare and waiting in line. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. [ male announcer ] with stamps.com, you can print real u.s. postage for all your letters and packages. it gives you the exact amount of postage you need the instant you need it. can you print only stamps? no. first class. priority mail. certified. international. and the mailman picks it up. i don't leave the shop anymore
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
chose to resign now. officials tell abc news, the fbi was investigates petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell, for strange activity on the internet and then some e-mails were discovered in the course of that investigation that raised concern. diane? >> martha raddatz reporting in. and now we go to abc's white house correspondent jake tapper here to tell us what the white house is saying tonight. jake? >> reporter: well, diane, senior white house officials tell us the overwhelming emotion here is surprise and, of course, sorrow, for a colleague and his family. white house officials were told about this on wednesday, the day after president obama was re-elected. they were told by the director of national intelligence, james clapper. on thursday, president obama was informed about this situation. the entire situation, the fbi investigation, as well as the affair. general petraeus called the national security adviser, said he wanted to talk to the president. at that meeting yesterday, he offered to resign. president obama thought about it and today called petraeus and accepted that resi
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
.b.i. was part of the investigation. the extramarital atary we're told was with a paula broadwell seen in this picture, traveling with david petraeus. she was actually a biographer. wrote a book about petraeus and revealed she was having this affair. he was having this affair with her in the course of an investigation. f.b.i. was investigating a broader case unrelated to their affair. in the course of the investigation, broadwell's name came up and the f.b.i. followed that and believed that possibly petraeus was some sort of victim of blackmail. could have been a security breach. there was no evidence of that and f.b.i. was involved from the beginning. the president accepted david petraeus' resignation and it to testify ins before benghazi hearings up on capitol hill. we're told he will not testify. he could be compelled to testify. let's bring in panel. steve hayes for "weekly standard." charles lane, opinion writer for ""washington post" post." syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. steve? >> well, this raises many, many questions. when did the f.b.i. first learn of the affair? wh
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
just making, there doesn't appear, at this stage, any indication that the investigation into paula broadwell was an investigation that she may have been combing for secrets or anything like that. they said that there's no indication that would lead to that, that it was a spying or patrol for national security information. but benghazi is something that they had not been able to go behind. there have been missteps in the way that they are handling it, how it was called a terrorist attack later but classified as a spontaneous event. they did seem to fall on their explanation quite a few times but that is also understandable. >> carl, when you talk about the conspiracy theorists and those floating out things from the right, they are saying that because he was scheduled to go before the senate intelligence committee next thursday, this comes out and then you have the other side saying that maybe somebody set him up and exposed this to stop it. >> i don't know if anybody said anything about setting him up. i read a couple pieces quickly online. >> not set up the affair but exposed the a
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
: e-mail access by the woman in question, paula broadwell, the author of "all in" >> right, exactly, presumably by this author who it written his biography, very glowing account of the general. and spent extensive time with the general in war zones. >> suarez: so these kinds of stories, in another place in the government, in another position in government, would an official be able to ride this out? is the cea different from serving in other places in government? >> well, you know, even in this case you have a few voices out there who think petraeus could have written this out. senator feinstein the chairman of the senate intelligence committee issued a statement today saying she doesn't think he needed to resign. although she understands why he did. but you're right, i mean, when you are the head of the cia and you are-- have access to some of the nation's most sensitive secrets, and you are caught in a situation in which you could be compromised, blackmailed or somebody else might have access to some of that information, it creates layers of complexity that don't exist for other g
Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)